Conferences & Meetings of Interest

Conferences & Meetings of Interest

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

March 27, 2024 – March 28, 2024

Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicine and Diagnostics

In Person

Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicine and Diagnostics will explore the potential of AI-driven technologies to redefine personalized medicine and diagnostics. Advances in artificial intelligence and generative AI are transforming discovery, drug development, diagnostics, and delivery of healthcare. Speakers will discuss AI-driven discovery from genomic and medical data, precision medicine drug discovery and development, impact of generative AI on healthcare delivery, utility of AI in precision oncology and diagnostic applications of AI in molecular diagnostics, radiology and pathology, and laboratory stewardship.

InChI Attending

November 29, 2023 – November 30, 2023

BioIT World Europe Conference 2023


For over 20 years, the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo has been the world’s premier event showcasing the technologies , accelerating science, and driving the future of precision medicine. This year, we’ll be in London 29-30 November, 2023, to focus on the people, ideas, and opportunities across Europe. The symposium will offer inspiring keynotes, more than 60 presentations across five tracks, and 2 days of interactive discussion and networking.

October 23, 2023 – October 26, 2023

International Data Week 2023


The International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) announced the International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data, taking place on 23–26 October 2023, in Salzburg, Austria. IDW 2023 will be hosted by the University of Salzburg through its interdisciplinary Data Science group and the Geoinformatics department, supported by the Governor of Salzburg and with assistance from the Austrian Academy of Sciences – GIScience and the European Umbrella Organization for Geographic Information.

September 18, 2023 – September 19, 2023

AI in Chemistry Conference - 2023

In Person

The event this year will be held at Fitzwilliam College University in Cambridge UK. Several hundred attendees are expected again this year.

August 18, 2023 – August 18, 2023

InChI Full Day Meeting at The Hague

In Person

A full day of InChI Trust meetings will be held in Kandinsky Room at The Hague Marriott Hotel in The Hague Netherlands.

We are working to schedule several different sessions during the day including an InChI Trust Annual General Meeting (AGM) and a few Working Group meetings. The InChI AGM is tentatively scheduled at 3:30 pm to 5:30 PM CEST (9:30am New York).

More details on the AGM and the rest of the day will be posted here shortly.

InChI Hosting

August 13, 2023 – August 17, 2023

ACS Fall 2023 - San Francisco


ACS Fall 2023 - San Francisco: Harnessing the Power of Data

Where thousands of chemistry professionals meet to share ideas and advance scientific and technical knowledge.

August 12, 2023 – August 12, 2023

InChI Trust All Day Event in San Francisco 12 Aug 2023


San Francisco and hybrid: Saturday August 12th
Saturday August 12th, 2023
Hilton San Francisco Union Square - HQ: Golden Gate 6
9 am to 5 pm, San Francisco Local Time

July 26, 2023 – July 26, 2023

IUPAC InChI Subcommittee Meeting


Papers in progress
•. Technical comments on v1.06
•. InChI comparison with SMILES+ and RDKit
Technical issues
•. Coordination between the Committee on Publications and Cheminformatics Data Standards (CPCDS) and IUPAC Chemical Nomenclature and Structure Representation Division
Next Meeting: San Francisco on Saturday August 12th at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square - HQ: Golden Gate 6

Next subcommittee meeting: Wednesday September 20th 2023, 6 pm UK

InChI Hosting

May 16, 2023 – May 18, 2023

BioIT World Conference 2023


The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo showcases the technologies and analytic approaches that solve problems, accelerate science, and drive the future of precision medicine.

May 10, 2023 – May 11, 2023

InChI Workshop on Inorganic Stereochemistry

In Person

There is an active project on a revision of the chemical representation of inorganics and organometallics. The Goal of this project is the identification of methods that let InChI handle the stereochemistry of organometallic and coordination compounds that are not handled in the current version. This two day workshop covered a number of topics and the presentations are summarized here. A full summary of the meeting is available in the link to the right.

March 26, 2023 – March 30, 2023



Thousands of chemistry professionals met Indianapolis, IN to share ideas and advance scientific and technical knowledge.

InChI Attending

March 20, 2023 – March 22, 2023

Festival of Biologics


The Festival of Biologics brings together pharma & biotech, academics and research institutes to share research across antibodies, immunotherapy and biosimilars, create new partnerships, and tackle clinical trials, manufacturing and commercial challenges involved in bringing new therapies to market.

March 6, 2023 – March 8, 2023

Molecular & Precision Med TRI-CON


Join 1,000 colleagues in San Diego for presentations, networking, and more. Hear from experts and brainstorm with peers on implementation strategies, including clinical adoption, business models, reimbursement and market access, impact on health equity, applications in oncology and companion and molecular diagnostics.

March 2, 2023 – March 2, 2023

InChI Symposium


A technical symposium was organized on March 2 covering the latest efforts to extend the InChI Standard in a number of areas of chemistry.

Slide decks are available at the link.

InChI Hosting

February 17, 2023 – February 17, 2023

IUPAC WorldFAIR Chemistry Project

In Person

The IUPAC WorldFAIR Chemistry project held its fourth webinar of their series “What is a Chemical? : Innovation in Chemical Descriptions". The webinar highlights the current status of working with descriptions of chemical substances, development of digital tools to transform chemical data notation into digital entities, and ways to implement FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data principles across the chemical enterprise.

September 29, 2022 – September 29, 2022

Chemaxon User Group Meeting

In Person

Chemaxon will hold its annual User Meeting in Boston on September 29th. The one day event will run in between 9 AM and 5 PM, with a gala dinner right after the official program. For more information or to register visit

September 22, 2022 – September 22, 2022

WorldFAIR Chemistry


WorldFAIR Chemistry is one of several case studies in the global * WorldFAIR Initiative directed by CODATA and the Research Data Alliance. The webinar highlights the status of working with descriptions of chemical substances, databases, and ways to implement FAIR data principles across the chemical enterprise.

August 21, 2022 – August 25, 2022

ACS Fall Chicago 2022

In Person

We held a full session in the CINF Division in memory of Igor Pletnev on Sunday August 21, 2022 at the Marriott. The agenda and slide decks can be found HERE.

June 20, 2022 – June 24, 2022

“Nano-week” and NanoCommons


The NanoCommons EU Project consortium “Nano-week” and NanoCommons Final Conference was held on 20-24 June 2022 in Limassol, Cyprus. The theme is “Evolution of nanosafety and materials sustainability as we transition into Horizon Europe” with main topics:
• Safe-and-Sustainable-by-Design of (nano-enabled) products & processes
• Data Management – Databases – FAIR data
• Emerging “hot” topics in nanosafety

June 17, 2022 – June 19, 2022

InChI Working Groups - June 2022 Technical Sessions


The InChI Standard Subcommittee held technical sessions of the Working Groups on June 17-19, 2022 in Cambridge, UK. See the web pages for the invidivual Working Groups for their current status and activities.

June 12, 2022 – June 16, 2022

12th International Conference on Chemical Structures (ICCS)

In Person

ICCS continues a well-established conference series begun in 1973 as a workshop on Computer Representation and Manipulation of Chemical Information. The 2022 conference will build on the past conferences to offer a strong scientific program which covers all aspects of cheminformatics and molecular modeling, including structure-activity relationships, virtual screening, modeling metabolite networks, etc. at the beautiful Conference Center in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.

InChI Attending

May 3, 2022 – May 5, 2022

BioIT World Boston 2022


The Bio-IT World Conference showcases the technologies and analytic approaches that solve problems, accelerate science, and drive the future of precision medicine. Join your colleagues for more than 150 presentations, and 3 days of interaction.

April 5, 2022 – April 6, 2022

Open InChI Days 2022


Open InChI Days was a 2-day virtual event where InChI development projects to extend the functionality of the InChI standard were discussed and the issues described. These projects span many areas of chemistry including extended stereochemistry, organometallics, inorganics, polymers, nanomolelcules, etc.

The Agenda and links to the slide decks are located HERE

March 20, 2022 – March 24, 2022

ACS Spring San Diego

Mostly Virtual

We had 2 presentations (Steve/Rudy and Ray) in the virtual CINF session on Monday March 21.

March 22, 2021 – March 24, 2021

NIH Virtual Workshop on InChI 


The NIH Virtual Workshop on InChI, held in Bethesda MD, included discussion of the use of InChI in chemistry, biochemistry, and related research domains. The full agenda and links to the slide desks can be found in the Event Link.

June 4, 2019 – June 8, 2019

CERM 2019

In Person

CERM 2019 - Molecules to Materials. Midland MI

Hundreds of scientists, educators and students came to Midland for research banter and to bounce ideas off each other at the 50th Central Regional Meeting (CERM) of the American Chemical Society. See: